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TC-IS 3 A.NNER AND REFORMER,
Ml Stuffed Up
That's the condition of many sufforers
from catarrh, especlally In tho morning.
Great difflculty ia experienced in clenr
Ing tho hoad and tlirout.
No wonder catarrh cat. ? liroulaohe,
impaira the tasto, sr.ioll :.nd hoaring,
pollutcs tho brenth, dcrnngoa the stotu
ach and nffcctn tho npputite.
To cure catarrh, tientment must be
constitutional alterativo nnd tonic.
'I waa anllctcd with tntarvb. I toofc
rnedlcltn's of dilfo-cnt klnds, giviiiR ench
a fair trlal; tv: -rf 'nilly i.rrw, worse untll
I could li'.rdly hcnr, tnsro or kiuell. I then
eoneludcd to try llood's .iursaparllla, nnd
aftcr tnkini? flve bottlos I was curod and
havo not liail any rettirn ot tlia dlscase
slncc." Ebobse FobbbS, Lebanon, Kui..
Curcs catarrh it soothea nnd strenfjth
ens tho nnicous membrane nnd bmlda
up tho wholo syatem.
HON. H. K. FOWLER.
Notor of Bennington County Bar Celebrates
Harvey K. Fowlnr, the oldost mein
ber of the Bennington county bai', and
with possibly ono or two oxcoptions
the oldcst practiolng lawyor in Ver
mont, is 84 years old totluy. Tho old
gentlemnn is passlng the wintor with a
son in New York state.
Mrs Fowlcr, to whora ho wns marrled
in 1844, kas diod sinco last New Year's
day. Tho judgo is in pretty good
hoalth and was prosent nt tho opening
of county court tho flrst of Decombor.
He hns not yet retirod from practlce.
Couglu, Coldand Cunttlpatlon.
Fcw pcoplo re allze whcn tnklng coueh mcU
Iclncs olher Ihan Fo cy'n Honoy nnd Tar ihut
tbey contnln oplHtc which nre constipatlng,
besldes belrg unfafc, partlcuiarly for chll
dren. Foley's Iloncy and Tar conta!n no
oplatra. I safn and sure and wlll not cous'I
nate. Qutolaa' Fnatmacy.
Salt pork is a famous old
fashioned remedy for con
sumption. "Eat plenty of
pork," was the advice to the
consumptive 50 and 100
Salt pork is good if a man
can stomach it. The idea
behind it is that fat is the
food the consumptive needs
ern method of feeding fat to
the consumptive. Pork is too
rough for.sensitive stomachs.
Scott's Emulsion is the most
refined of fats, especially
prepared for easy digestion.
Feeding him fat in this
way, which is often the only
way, is half the battle, but
Scott's Emulsion does more
than that. There is some
thing about the combination
of codliver oilandhypophos
phites in Scott's Emulsion
that puts new life into the
weak parts and has a special
action on the diseased lungs.
A sample will be
Be sure that IhU plctnre in
the form of a labtl is on the
wrapper of cvery bottle of
Emulsion you bujr.
409 Pearl St., N. Y.
50c. and fr; all druggists.
FOR THE H0L1DAYS
Get your wife or sweetheart
A SEWING MftCHINE
I have takenJRhe agency for
the Wbeeler fc Wiison ana
also sell the New Home, the
two best machines made.
New stock of Chvistmas Slip
pers as well as all standard
lines of f ootwear.
. F. LOOMIS
l&my (PtPQOB a
I BE8T IH TfHE MARKET
431 MAIN STKEET,
THOMAS F. niNQ. Corrospondcnt
Martln Shanahnn vislted fr'londs in
Troy last week.
Wra .T. Hurloy was in Troy on busi-
Tames Chcosobro is vlsitlng relatives
in North Adams.
Wm Stevons vislted hls parontB in
Charles Cannady Is dangorously ill
at hls home in Hinsdlllvlllo.
Miss Kathorine Howson was home
jromTroy to spend Christmas.
Mr and Mrs W. R. Mattison vi Itod
relatives in Troy Christmas.
Miss Kathoryn Gray of Troy was
tho guost of frionds horo recontly.
A dauchter was born to Mr and Mrs
Gorman D. Mattison on Chrstma9.
Dr and Mrs L. B. Nowton, whohnv.a
bothbeon ill, arenow convaloscent.
Herbort Davis and wifo spont Christ
mas with relatives in North Adams.
Tnlm w MnTlfirmntt returrtod Sun-
day from vlsiting hls wlfe in Bbstdn.
Tho Bacholor Club will hold thoir
soclal ball in Bank Hall this ovcnlng.
Samuol A. Watson has beon visltlng
relativos in Schonectady for a fow
Michael Keefo of New York clty has
been tho guost of hls parents hero for
a few days.
Mr and Mrs Harry D. Matlison and
children are visltlng relatives in Gran
ville, N. Y.
Elton D. Colllns of Manchester has
opened a bakery in tho Walworth
block on Mnin-st.
Thoraas Horton of Hudson, N. Y.,
spent a few days with hls parents hero
durlng tho week
C. Edwards of Blacklngton, Mass.,
has been tho guest of Marsh Phlllips
for sovoral days.
C. J. McKav of Brooklyn has been
the guest of Mr and Mrs Geo B. Well-
ing for sovoral days.
Mrs Elmer Burgess and childron of
Burlington have been tho guosts of
her father, M. C. Hullng.
Mr and Mrs John C. Maxon of Troy
have beon tho guests of tho latter's
parents, Mr and Mrs C. A. Evans.
Mrs Goorco F. Houghton and
daughter Dorothy ha-o beon vlsftlng
relativos in Troy for the past weeK.
Miss Klnnov Malonoy of New York
is in the village on account of the III-
noss of hor sister, Mrs, Jamos Maokin.
The rogular raonthly meetlng of tlte
J. G. McCullouah ongine compRny
will le held in tlieir rooms Monday
Tlie Consrrecational Sunday Pcliool
will render their Chmtraas songs and
New Yoar hymns in tlie chuixh Sun
Tho II. T. Cushman Mfg. Co. are
tnkintf invontorv this weok. The past
yoar's business has boen the largest
in the hlstory of tho flrm.
Tlio irraded school will reopon Mon-
day mornlng aftor a vacatlon of throe
weeks. A largo quantity of wqoa nas
beon purchasod for heatlng tho
Tho annual buslnoss meetlng and
election of offlcers of tho North Ben
nington rillage Ceraetory Associatlon
will bo held Monday ovoning, Jan. 6,
at7:30 o'clook In the Natlonal Bank
Miss Bertha Toxor is home from
Soztons Rlvor, and Miss Llna Toeer
from Nortlmmpton, Mass., and Miss
Alta Tozer from New York to pass the
holldays with their parents, Rov and
Mrs R. B. Toiser.
Miss Rose Mosher of Boston htt
beon the guost of G. C. Bentley and
Loland Bakor has receiyed 3,000 fln
gerling brook trout from tho -tate
hatchory in Long Island.
Miss Florence Hewltt and Louis
Whito of Union, N. Y., will bo mar
ried to-day (Thursday), at high noon.
Ilarry Taylor has. gono to Nassau,
Bahainas, to flll a cornot ongagomont
of tlireo months at tho Colonial hotol.
Ilarold Hoyt and Kennoth Blackfan
of Albany Modlcal Collogo, Raymond
Hoyt and Elmor Shiland of Cornoll,
Paul Smith of Harvard, Thos Watklns
of R. P. I., and Misses Borta Agan
and Ruth Bosworth of Syracuso Uni
vorslty, aro spending their vacation at
Folla a Deadly Attnck.
"Jly wife was to 111 that eood pliyiiolans
were unablo to hclp ucr,"' writfs M. ,51. Aus
tlnof AVInebosUr,Itid.,"l)Utwas compHely
cured by Dr Klng'a New Llfo l'ills." Tlicy
work wondors In stomach and llvcr troubleg
Curo constlpatlon, alck beadache. 2.5o at 0
E. Olbson's druit store.
Mauy children are polsoncd and niado ncr
vousaiid wcak, If not kllled out risbt, by
mothcrsijlvlne torm cough syrups oontal&li g
oplaios. Folcy'a Honey and Tar Isa mfe nnd
certaln remedy for eouglis, cronp and lung
troubles, nnd it In tho only promfuent couch
meolclno that contains no oplalcs or othcr
polsons. Qulolan'a Pharmacy.
Timotby Houghton and wifo of West
Dover havo betm in bennington and
Araos Aldrlch is holding his own
pretty wsll, and if nothing new sets in,
Adolpbus Belrose, who is in poor
hoRltb, iB stoppiDg witb relativos in
Seymour Van Santvootd of Troy, N.
Y., sontChristmaa turkeys to frleodi
Jobn Wilaon paased tho bolidays in
Bennington. Noyis Lovolacd aud
Krcd Auckumbrigbt wert to Albany.
A Juvonile Templo of I. O. G. T.
wns organizod last Saturdnj by Grund
Counsellor M. B. Morgan nnr Supt B.
The seloctmon havo ioatod tho cbock
1 iet for the "Reforordum" town meot
ing Tuesdny, Fobruary 3d.
A big load of wood drawn by Eli
Brigg's tontn, tippod over and Mr
Briggs narrowly escaped serioua in
jury. Miss Joan II. Walkor of Brooklyn,
N. Y., wbo has passed sovoral Eum
tsers in Woodford, and has beon a
helpar in tho Forndale cburch, has
sent the usunl largo bax pf boliday
presents to Mri Mrs NellioStono. Miss
Walkor novor lcavoa out tbo big plum
James Buabep'a bouso neit to ''tho
Rocks," was deatroyed by ilro Obriat
maa morning. But fow of the house
bold eifecta wera saved. Thero was an
insuranco of a fow bundrod dollats.
Wra J'. Park, husbnnd of Mrs Enima
J. C. Park, who bas been cissionary
to Cbina, and paator in Woodford two
Bumtnera, diud last weeic Monday at
hia bomo in Maldoo, Masa. Witb tbo
ozception of the last summer, Mr Park
bas paaaed Bovonteen conaecutive aum
mera in Woodford. II o bnd been in
failing boaltb for sovoral years.
Oaniel O. Smith of Danby waa in
Miss Marie Williama of tbo Castle
ton Normal achpol bas beon a visitor
Mr and Mn Montoroy entertaincd
frionda Saturday evening at "Rou
lettc." Mrs Y.'illiara II, Hrinell of Danby
bas returned, after a brief visit with
hor paronta, Mr and Mrs Robert Brom
ley. Tho services at tbe church Bundny
were of an imprussiva ebnracter snd
wero largoly attended botb morning
nnd evoning. At the close of tbe even
ing servico Mr Carbnrt and his aiatera
invited tbe people to tbe "Manao," to
whicb about forty responded. Hero
Mr Fny A. Bimmons snog tho solos,
"Ooo Sweetly Boleran Thougbt," and
'Cotno Uoto Me. " Miw Harriot
Uolley plnyod tho seloction "O, Rest
in tbo Lord."
GREEN MOUNTAIN VALLEY
School will begln next Monday, witb
Miss Roso Murray toacher.
Mr and Mrs Horbort Strntton enter
tnineJ friends Christmas day.
Mr and Mra Oacar Oleaveland Bpont
Cbristtnns day at South Shaftsbury.
Willlam and Horbort Wnrn spent
Cbristmas with Mr nnd Mrs Clark
Mr aud Mra Ilorbert V. Elwell aro
recoiving congratulntions oror the
birth of n daughter, Docembor 20th.
Fred Hollister of Burlington and
Artbur Hollistor of tho lower villnge,
spont Obriatmaa with tboir grandpnr-
onts, Mr and Mra Hiram Donio.
Thero was a Ubristmau entortain
ment nnd tree bold for tho tubolara of
the chanol Sunriuy scbool Thursday
evening, with a larue ottondacce, and
all spont n pleaennt ovoninB.
St'irtrd to Dvnth Iii Ilollvln.
S BATTLE, AVash., Dec. 29. Ncwa
has Just reached hore that John H.
Itouso stnrvcd to doath in tho wllds of
contral Bollvia ln June, 1000, whlle on
an explorlng trlp. But ono man out of
a party of thlrty escaped. Rouse waa
ono of tho ploncer minlng men of
Washington, coralng flrst to this sectlon
in 1878. On hls lust trlp he wns one of
a party roprcsonting tho Bolivian gov
crnmont. IIls friends will ask tho de
partment of state to invcstlgate hls
Qucer Cnne For Prcnldent.
WASHINGTON, Doc. 27.-Prosldent
Rooscvelt has recelved a remarkablo
cane from James Atklnson, a formcr
6lave of Romo, Ga. Tho stick waa
carved by the sender nnd boars 103 flg
ures of men, womcn, bcnsls nnd blrda.
Among tho carved porsonages aro
Washington, Lincoln, Grant, McKInloy,
Mrs. McKInloy nnd tho Saviour, Atkln
son also sent tho knlfe with which he
dld the work.
Dcnil Prnm Cnt'n Hlfe.
LYONS, N. Y Doc. 20.-M:rs. Louisa
Gruescbow is dcad as tho result of tho
bite of a cat. Tho blto was on tho
wrlst Two months ago tbe hand and
arm swolled nnd tho fingers nnd arm
to tho shoulder bccamo dlscolorod.
Lockjaw was thrcatoned. Dr. Carmer
operated on tho wrlst. Tho woman rnl
lled from the operatlon, dylng, howov.
er, a few bours latcr. Sho was saventy
COURT OF CLAIAS.
Goytrnor McCuilough Makes the Followlnj
Appolntmtnti for the Court of Clalmj.
The Governor haa appointpd Krank
O. Williama of Newport, and Frank'
Plumloy of Northfield, membora of tho
Court of Ulairas croatou by tho recont
legislature. btnto Auditor Grahnm Is
Thoir duties aro to honr, drtormino
and ad just all claitna against thestftto,
tho paymonfpf nbioh is not prnvided
for by )w. Tbo flrst roeeting will bo
in the state bouso at Montpelier Tucs
day, Jnnunry G, 1003
ONE SOLID WEEK
MONDAY, JAN. 5
ItETUKN OK THE FAVOU1TKS
AND TIIEIK BELECT COMPANY IN
HIGH CLA5S REPERJOIRE
rROOUCINO TEE LATKST
COMEDY :: AND :: DRAMATIC :: SDGGESSES
You huvosoon tho rost
Nowseotho Boat . . .
Clever Specialtles betwcen the acts.
NEW SONGS, NEW DANCES
Spoclal Sconery . .
Latest up-to-dato Illustrntcd Songs.
Prlces 20 and soc, Children 10c. Iteserred Seata
atJ. M.Ayres' Drug Btore. Bargaln
Matinee Saturday, 2.S0 p. m.
"Whcn the Robins
You will not have to saw
and split wood, but until
then reraember the best
Bucks, Filcs, Etc,
can be bought at
W. D. NEWTON'S
COR. MAIN & SILVER STS.
' to bo l'ound in
Otbcn try to follow my lead butut
terly fall to succced. Order now wlmt
E. H. McOUB
Corncr North nnd Pleasant Sta.
Finest Christmas presont in
tho world to n smoker,
and sure to fill the bill.
Also make a nlco preRent.
We keop all Uinds.
Call and see.
BURNS & CO.
One of the Old Tlmc Resldenti of Shaftsbury
Polog Mattison, ono of tho prominent
men of Shaftsbury, died at hls hom'o
thoro Tuosday. Ho had a shock of
opoploxy Saturday and nover rocov
ered consciousnoss. Ho was 00 years
old and loaves a wifo and a daughtor.
Howasn leading Demoorat of the
county; had been a soloctman, a jus
tico of tho pooco 30 yonrs, a llstor, sta
tlon agont nnd postmaster at Shafts
bury for eigbt years. Ho wast also
past mastor of Red Mountaln lodgo,
F. and A. M.,.of Arlington. His fu
noral was hold today.
Wewi of tlie Town nnd Vlllnpe ToM
Jtrltflj for Iliuy lteniUn.
M. R. Swift bas bcou bere for
H Mrs Charles Sanford is expected to
day from Nrw York city
Mias Mabol Darber ia with Mra W.
U. Jenoings in New York city.
Miss Nollio Dowd of Scbool-St is
seriously ill witb toosilitlB.
Mra Anthony Galipo of Sandgato has
beon eponding some timo with relatives
Dort Glaes, "The Roformer" nows
boy, spent Cbriatmas day with his
grandtnotber in Troy.
Mrs Kuth Griswold will go to Man
chester to-morrow to inatall tbe ofllcers
of Excelalor Robokab Lodge.
A church soclnbloat tbe Old Acad
omy the evening of tbe 30th, wns well
attendod and waa n pleasant gatboring.
Rot Or Boacb of Uoston haa beeu at
Tichenor Place recontly. Miss Bougb
ton of Troy nnd Josoph Deacb are at
Tho post offlco roports tho aaloa for
Deccmber, 1002, as $1,450, a gain of 25
per cent over tbo aalea of December,
The annual business mootiog of tbe
Pirat Baptlst cburcb nnd Socioty will
bo held Monday ovoning, January 5th,
at 8 p. m
MraF. R. Morris, wbo baa beon with
hor parents in Hamilton, N. Y,, for
tne paat two weoks, returns to Ben
nington to morrow.
At tbo Firat Baptist church tbo paa
tor, Rov Frank R. Morris, will preaoh
at 10.30 and 7 o'clook. Eveningtopic:
"That New Yesr's Resolution of
Yours." Strnnjera invited.
John M. Ilealey ia observingbiiC7th
birthday to-day. lio is known as one
of tho solid men of the town nnd has
received many congratulations. Mr
Healey came to Bennington in 1854.
The marriage of Wm L. Clements of
Ware, Mass., to Miss Adelalde Bowen
of Shaftsbury is announced. The
ceremony took plaoe at the Methodist
parsonage Christmas ovo. Mr and
Mrs Clements have returned from
their wedding trlp and wlll rosidehore.
Fred W. Spenr nnd Miss Bessle T.
Mallory were mnrried last ovening at
tho Baptist parsonage in the prosence
of a fow friends. Mr Spear is woll
known in Bennington nnd hia friends
wish him many New Years aa bappy as
Tbe rogular monthly meeting of the
Woman's Auxiliary to the Y. M. O. A.
will be held nt the rooma Wednesday
aftornoon, January 7th. at tbreo
o'clook, and all women who are inter
ested in tbe Aasociation work will bo
Merritt B. Morgan desiren us to
Btate that he, boing n Methotlist and n
Good Templor, is opiwsnd to license, in
any form, undor any circumstances.
for tho sitlo of llquor to be ueod as a
beverago. Also, tbat bo bas not no
coplod, declinpd, nor recwived nppoint
mont, nor baon eonaultod witb refer
enco to momlwrahip of the "Commit
teo of Safoty," nor uny sub-committco
Monument Lodge, Knights of Pyth
ias, last eveniog olected tbo followlng
ouVore for tbo comlnij year: Cbaucol
lor commander, H. F. Robinsou; vico
chnncollor, T. II. Southoll; prelate,
Collins M. Graves.; K-. R. S., Krnnk
E. Howo; roastor of work, L. C. Bol
ton; mastor at anns, Wnrd I.. Lyons;
mnstor of flnanco, Chnrlea Barncs;
master of cxchcquor, Oeorgo M.
Ilawksj trustoo for threo years, H. II.
Tho Cbristmjis colebrations nt tbo
Kirst Baptist ohurch last Sunday wero
wortby of tho lnrgo oorgregations that
eathered for all tho snrvicos. Tho
work of tbe choir, botb morning and
afternoon, is to be bighly commocded
both for'tho good tasto in tho selee
tioua and tho oxcollenco of thoir ren
doriug. Tho music ndded mucb to tho
impressivooese of tho sorvices. Tho
musienl Cbriatitias aerviee of tbo Y. P.
S. C. E., tbough nut elabornte, wns
excollout nnd vory promiairg for tbo
music of thn church in tbo future.
I wieh to announco tbnt I expect to
take up tho occupation nf nurBiug, atid
nm ready for ongogemeDts nt any timo.
MraJ. II. Ayres. 411 Main-St, Ben
nington, Vt. 402
Preparatory to our annual lnvontory all wlntor and heavy
wolght goods must be closed out ln a short timo, owlng to that
effect great cut ln prlces wlll bo made on most evorythlngln
tho store so as to make temptlng buylng for our customers and
quickselling for us. We will heartlessly slaughter prlces ln
our Cloak and Millinery Departments without regard to cost
Orless. Goods must go this season, we don't want them fpr
nextseason. Now If you need a Coat, Monte Carlo, short or
Norfolk style, If you need a Dress or Walking Skirt for ycmr
self or your girls, if you need a Velvet or Walking Hat for
yourself or your girfs,(come at bnce -without delay, you will
secure the best bargaln evor been offered at a Special Salo
beforo. Sale commences Friday, January 2. 1903, and con
tlnued until all sold.
487 Main Street. Hawks Block. Opposite Methodisfc Church.
Thero wero the usual nuraber of
Cbristmas gathorings in town tho past
week and several Christmas trees.
Harvoy McKoo was homo from Man
chester and Charles from Salem. Mrs
Arthur Moffat nnd Miss Clara Hana
inan of Manchester wero at F. O. Han
aman's. One of the lnrgost real estato deals
A HAPPY NEW YEAR
To all our numerous customers who were so gener
ous in their patronage, through the holidays.
During the month of January we will cut'all Win
ter gnods one-third.
Compare our qualities and values and you will be
convinced there are no better any where.
TWO STORES, 453
BENNINGTON SBCURITT CO,
First National Bank Building, Bennington. Vt.
CAPITAL $25, OOO SURPLUS S5000.00
-By an nct or the General Assembly of Vermont this
Company is empowered to act as executor, admlnlstra
tor, guardlan, recelver, assignee or trustee.
The Company also aots as agent ln the purchase and
salo of stocks, boi. ds, real estate, and ln placlng of loans.
A market for local securltles.
DIRECTORS: Presidcnt. C. Gravcs; Vlco-Presldent, C. M. Graves; O. M.
Barbcr, R. C. Turner, W. H. Hngen. W. D. C'orbes, Treasurer.
NewYorkOinco:r0 WnllSt., - W. II. Hagen, Kcpresentatlvo
Thcso aro only a few of tho
All aro tiow seasonablo incrciiaiKUso anu aro soiu
at cost, antl somc Icks than cost.
$10.00 Beavor Scarf
with 6 fox talls, 7.00
$6.B0 Beavor Scarf
with 6 fox talls, 3.G0
$4.26 Stono Martln
Scarf, 6 mlnk tails,
$8.00 Stono Martln, 2
large boar tnlls, 4.76
$5.00 Fur Boa, 2 large
bushy talls andclaws,
$2.60 Black Electrlc
Seal Scarf, 6 largo talls,
ette Wrapper, I.OO
$1.00 Ladles' Flannel
ette Wrapper. 76c
76c Ladles' Flannel
ette Wrapper, 59c
1-00 Ladles Walst,
made up of flannel,
bluo, green, brown and
$1.50 Ladios1 Waist,
H. R0S1ER & CO.
ln many years occurred last week,
when tho Hurd brothors of Sandgate,
purcbased of Mrs C. A. Dorrick ber
farm. Whlle we aro sorry to loso
Mrs Dorrick entlrely (as sho usually
passed a part of her summers hero),
yet we gladly welcome the Messrs
Harry and Emcrson Hurd and their
famtlles to our communlty. Five
thousand five hundrcd dollars is said
to be tho prlco paid.
Tho famous iittlo pIIIs.
AND 457 MAIN STREET
niniiy Bpcclnls xvo nro offorliiff 0.
black. red, brown, flan
$2.60 Ladles Waist,
red, made of flannel
60c Ladies Undorwear
In heavy fleeced or
16c Ladles' fleeced or
wool Hose with double
heel and toe, 2 palr 25c
$3.08 Dress Sk'lrts or
Walking Skirts, black,
grey, bluo, 2.98
60c Gonts' floeced
llned Underwear, shirt I
olthersingle or double
76c Gents' outing
flannel NlghtShirts, all
60c Gents natural
wool or grey mixture
Hose tmlll runs) 26c
16c Gents' black cot
ton Hose (mlll run) P
pair for 25c
$1 OOGfnts Sweater,
red, blue or black, 89c
R C0 S oo jk